ALTON, VA – Logo design: $1,500. Price tag for developing a vehicle variant: millions. Cost benefit derived by OEM from "halo" car: priceless. That’s how Ford Motor Co.’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) describes its worth to its parent organization. Ford Mustang Cobra "It’s tough to quantify using traditional metrics," says Tom Scarpello, SVT sales and marketing manager. "How do you put a dollar value on the image benefit, the awareness, the excitement you create?" Ford tracks ...

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